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Lion Sand or elsewhere

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Lion Sand or elsewhere

Hi,

We are heading to South Africa in February. It is my husband and his parents first trip to South Africa. We are firstly visiting family etc, and then going to spend 6 nights in Kruger. Thinking two nights in a rest camp, and then 4 nights in a reserve in Sabi Sands...

We have been recommended Lion Sands River Lodge in our budget in the cheaper rooms? Can I please have others opions on this?

Or for our budget (R3500-R4000 per person per night) - are there any other recommendations. We are looking for good game viewing - good transversing rights, smaller number of people per vehicles, tracker and driver, etc...

Thanks for your help in advance.

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Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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1. Re: Lion Sand or elsewhere

Lion Sands River Lodge is a great option and should fall within all of your requirements, except the number of guests per game viewing vehicle. Chances are that you'll be more than 6. If you're happy with this, then I would say go ahead and book with LSRL! If not, then you may have to increase your budget to their Ivory Lodge, or perhaps consider other options.

Tanya * owner * Africa Direct

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2. Re: Lion Sand or elsewhere

I can highly recommend Lion Sands River Lodge too, but yes, the number of people per vehicle could be as many as 8 or 9, depending on how busy the lodge is.

You could also try Inyati - http://www.inyati.co.za - a personal favourite of mine, and the one I took my mother to for her first safari !!

Tracey, Owner / Director, Travel Butlers

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